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A Gastronomic Gulet Cruise by Bobby, 30 Nov 2018
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An outstanding holiday in a gorgeous setting led by an expert guide

We spent a simulatenously relaxing and invigorating week sailing the Mediterranean, eating scrumptious cuisine, and visiting ancient sites.

We spent a simulatenously relaxing and invigorating week sailing the Mediterranean, eating scrumptious cuisine, and visiting ancient sites.

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Our guide, Serdar, is well-versed in the history of the region and did an excellent job expounding upon it as we travelled throughout the region. All the logistics of our trip were handled smoothly. Everyone in our group had an excellent experience!

A Gastronomic Gulet Cruise by patavium, 18 Jun 2018
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relaxing and,at the same time, stimulating

it satisfies different interests: cultural, naturalistic and gastronomic in a well balanced mixage

it satisfies different interests: cultural, naturalistic and gastronomic in a well balanced mixage

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helpful and efficient

A Gastronomic Gulet Cruise by Laura from Baltimore, Maryland , 28 Jun 2016
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Beautiful vistas, lovely accommodations, and fascinating outings

Our week was exactly what we were hoping for -- a happy combination of superb surroundings both on and off the boat, fascinating and enjoyable day outings, interesting people, all led by an informed local guide with great insight on the country and countryside. Because of the small size of the group, we never felt like part of a herd, yet because the boat was so spacious, we had plenty of time and space to nap, read, relax, or just think on ...

Our week was exactly what we were hoping for -- a happy combination of superb surroundings both on and off the boat, fascinating and enjoyable day outings, interesting people, all led by an informed local guide with great insight on the country and countryside. Because of the small size of the group, we never felt like part of a herd, yet because the boat was so spacious, we had plenty of time and space to nap, read, relax, or just think on our own, soaking up the expanse of sun, sea, and sky. And, then to jump each day into the inviting waters of the Mediterranean, made the entire week unforgettable! This was the ideal way to see a part of the world that I never would have known how to reach, and I know we saw and experienced things that a casual tourist could not re-create -- or even get to -- without the boat or the guide.

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Correspondence was always timely and thorough. All descriptions were accurate.

A Gastronomic Gulet Cruise by Gale L, 22 Jul 2014
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Outstanding experience

We booked our trip with Peter Sommer Travels. We chose a Gastronomic Gullet Tour in Turkey. From the first moment we stepped on to the beautiful boat until the moment we got in our taxi to leave we were looked after superbly. The food was delicious. We spent part of every day watching or participation in preparation of and certainly eating Turkish food. As well as this we were treated to visits to ancient sites in the company of a professor ...

We booked our trip with Peter Sommer Travels. We chose a Gastronomic Gullet Tour in Turkey. From the first moment we stepped on to the beautiful boat until the moment we got in our taxi to leave we were looked after superbly. The food was delicious. We spent part of every day watching or participation in preparation of and certainly eating Turkish food. As well as this we were treated to visits to ancient sites in the company of a professor from a Turkish University who was our guide and lived with us on the boat. His knowledge of his country and its history both ancient and modern was excellent and he was both fascinating and informative. We also had one day of hiking across a peninsular, stopping for tea with a farming family in the hills. There were 12 cabins on our boat and we found them very comfortable, each had either a double bed or two singles, there was an ensuite bathroom with a proper toilet and shower. We went in late May and although the sea was cold we did swim, every day we stopped in some of the most beautiful places, tiny coves, alongside ruins, small harbours. We went with good friends but still managed to make friends with the others on the boat who were like minded and joined in with everything. Sailing or motoring from place to place gave one time for reading and relaxation but one was never bored. The day we finished we had several hours to spare and our guide found a friend who took us to another wonderful set of tombs to while away some of the time waiting for our plane. We were able to leave our luggage on the boat. We were made to feel so welcome where ever we went and the trip was a wonderful mixture of the fun, the interesting and the intellectual type holiday we were looking for.

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Very Efficient. Good joining instructions. Personal - I had several conversations before we went with Peter who explained everything I needed to know. They offer an extraordinary range of holidays for both families and those who wish to understand more about the ancient world in the mediterranean - these are doing holidays and the beautiful boats and places they use to stay are lovely. On our experience we would recommend these holidays to anyone who wants to understand more about the ancient world and still have time for relaxation and reflection.